To many, Drew’s Christmas Holiday was a light-hearted comedy to keep thirsty Shortland Street fans satiated during the summer hiatus. To others, it was a terrifying descent into the soul of a confused and lonely man.
On Monday, it was announced that ATC’s Shortland Street: The Musical would be cancelling its planned 2019 tour. Sam Brooks analyses why the show might’ve fallen short of its ambitions – and what it says about the industry.
Chris Warner, House, Shaun Murphy, Meredith Grey, Mindy Lahiri – there are a lot of doctors on our television, but who is the goodest? Madeleine Chapman investigates, and the results may surprise you.
Swearing, nudity, blasphemy and Clarke Gayford – these are just some of the things New Zealanders have been complaining about to the Broadcasting Standards Authority over the past year.
Anyone debating the controversy around Shortland Street need to remember those with Downs are not some abstraction but real and important people
On Monday night's episode, the possibility of a woman aborting her child because of potential medical issues was raised. Controversy ensued, which says a lot about Shortland Street's place in our culture.
Yesterday, it was announced that Shortland Street's famous hourlong winter Mondays will transform into a six night monster. And the internet was shook.
Shortland Street expert Tara Ward finds the best – and worst – places to live in the mythical Auckland suburb of Ferndale.
It’s out of the instant restaurant frying pan and into the sudden death cook-off fire – and half the Shortland Street cast has come for tea.
Playwright Miria George talks to Leonie Hayden about her new satire of Māori capitalism, and challenging assumptions about what Māori art should be.
After watching an episode of the slightly weird teen-oriented show while on painkillers (legitimate medical reasons), Sam Brooks goes on an internet investigation to find out what the cast are doing now.
For years Lucy Zee thought maybe she had dreamed a hot and steamy TV series set in Auckland's boy-racer underworld. But it was very real, and there hasn't been anything quite like it since.
This week we talk The Bachelor NZ's 'Women Tell All', partying up a storm with TK from Shortland Street and John Key's bingo wing-free dab.
Shortland's Street big blowout 25th anniversary might be over, but we're still in the mood to celebrate. From births to deaths, with hostages, heists and cliffhangers aplenty in between, Tara Ward counts down the most-watched Shorty episodes EVER.
Tara Ward recounts the surreal experience of being invited to Chris Warner's intimate 50th birthday shindig – eruptions and all.